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Near La Porte in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Issaac L. Jaques

 
 
Isaac L. Jaques Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans
1. Isaac L. Jaques Marker
Inscription. Came to Texas in October, 1835. Fought at San Jacinto in Captain Thomas H. McIntire's company. Died at Lynchburg, August 6, 1836.
 
Erected 1936 by The State of Texas. (Marker Number 10708.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 29° 45.242′ N, 95° 5.351′ W. Marker is near La Porte, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is on Park Road 1836 North west of Independence Parkway, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3523 Independence Pkwy, La Porte TX 77571, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Twin Sisters (within shouting distance of this marker); De Zavala Plaza (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Surrender of Santa Anna (about 600 feet away); San Jacinto Battleground Park (about 600 feet away); First Marine Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S.S. Texas (approx. 0.2 miles away); San Jacinto Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lynchburg Town Ferry (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
 
Categories. War, Texas Independence
 
Cemetery on the Site of the Battle of San Jancinto image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans
2. Cemetery on the Site of the Battle of San Jancinto
Many of those who died at the Battle of San Jacinto that won Texas independence from Mexico are buried on the commemorative site of the battle
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2015, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 232 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 28, 2015, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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